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On The Art of Joke-telling and Writing Prose

On The First Full Substack Year

On the Artist/Craftsman Divide

RC Advice: Christmas Edition (new reader posts go here!)

On Being Alone In an Empty Room For 1000 years

The Left is (Finally) Starting to Lose The War Over Words

On Unbeatable Video Games

Contra Scott Alexander on Literally Everything

Musings on Epsilon

School CRT Bans Aren't Speech Codes - No Matter How Little You Like Them

Decoding Walkability: Digging Through the Layers of a Poorly Defined Movement

RC Access: First Post and Rules

Updates: What's Going on With Every Article Y'all Liked and Some You Didn't

Father's Day

On Being "Antiscience", XKCD Jellybeans, and the Mechanics of Scientific Bias Accumulation

On Christian Culture: A Look Inside the Church Bubble for the Unwashed Heathen

On Incels, Dead Bedrooms and The Hard Problems of Loneliness

A Week Off: Feedback and Idea Request

On Tiger Moms, Scissor Statements, and The Permanence of Shit-List Membership

On Common Core Math, Individual Variation, and Things You Can't Teach

"If Christians Read Their Bible, They'd Vote for X": A Primer For the Non-Religious

Overnight Pizza and The Consistent Unreliability of Expert Guidelines

The FDA Could be Better, But Nobody Will Ever Ask Them to Be

Updates, Housekeeping and Completely Voluntary Monetarization

Changing Values Regarding the Value of Truth

The Book of Numbers and the NYT: On the Competing Priorities of Team Loyalty and Truth

Being Poor-ish Revisited: Reader Questions

On The Experience of Being Poor-ish, For People Who Aren't

The Triumphant Return of Scott Alexander, Overcorrecting Towards Niceness, and Taking Charitability Too Far

Trump's Social Media Bans Just Facilitated a Peaceful Transfer of Power, but With a Catch

It Will Likely Be Years Before We Really Know The Extent of COVID-19's Badness

New Years Weight Loss Edition 2: On Unfounded "Diets Don't Work" Claims, Weird Phrasing, and Science Bubbles